Jennifer’s story starts at 13 when she was discovered by a well-known photographer and quickly ascended to international stardom.
She appeared on hundreds of magazine covers, in music videos for artists Mick Jagger, Prince, 2Pac, Lionel Richie and Babyface, TV shows such as The Young and The Restless, and in hit movies including Blow, Vanilla Sky, and Charlie’s Angels.
Surrounded by a fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle, Jennifer eventually found herself at the mercy of drug and alcohol addiction. Both her personal and professional life spiraled out of control and her Hollywood dream had become a dark and lonely place.
One day when she was on the way to meet her drug-dealer, she accidentally stumbled into a 12-step meeting and although she didn’t get sober at that time, the seed of recovery was planted.
After years of failing to stay sober, she was convinced to go to treatment where she came under the care of Dr. Drew Pinsky, better known as Dr. Drew. Though Jennifer had never worked professionally in recovery, Dr. Drew felt she was well-suited to the task of running the sober living facility depicted on the show Sober House.
This lead Jennifer to where she is today, 14 years sober and one of the nation’s leading voices in addiction recovery.